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TIP Fellows Offer Expertise at Teacher Resource Forum

on October 16, 2017 - 20:10

TIP Fellows Charlena Watson, Jaimie Piotrowicz, and Amanda Shear were presenters at the Teacher Resource Forum, a day-long conference that feautres Philadelphia educators committed to improving classroom outcomes and fostering pedagogical innovation. Charlena, in her presentation entitled "Coach, Not Tell," examined the different ways teachers can help families promote literacy development outside the classroom. Jaimie, in "Cross-Cuurricular Connections with Real News," focused on how to best implement current events into lesson plans and engage students in local, national, and global affairs. Amanda's talk, "Music is the Movement of Civil Rights," drew on her experiences as a TIP Fellow under the tutelage of Dr. Guthrie Ramsey,  Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania. Her presentation explored the use of culturally sustaining pedagogy in developing curricula. Congratulations to all our Fellows! 

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